France also said on Sunday it had launched air strikes against ISIL militants in Syria
The United States and its allies conducted 25 air strikes against ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, a US military statement said.
Twenty-four air raids were carried out against targets near 10 cities in Iraq, including Mosul and Ramadi, it said. In Syria, an ISIL vehicle was destroyed in an air attack near Al Hawl, the statement added.
France said on
Sunday it had launched air strikes against ISIL militants in Syria in
an effort to stem its growing presence there.
country thus confirms its resolute commitment to fight against the terrorist
threat represented by Daesh [ISIL]. We will strike each time that our national
security is at stake," the French Presidency said in a statement.
has so far only taken part in strikes in Iraq, began reconnaissance flights
over Syria earlier this month in order to gather information on ISIL